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ARTH 334: Early Italian Renaissance Art: Books

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Broad Terms

  • Art Renaissance Italy
  • Art ,  Early   Renaissance
  • Art ,  Renaissance    Italy    Florence
  • Christian   art   and   symbolism    Italy    Renaissance
  • Renaissance Italy
  • Italy history 15th century
  • Renaissance    Conservation and restoration   Italy
  • Relics    Italy
  • Christian saints in art
  • Italy   Social life and customs   To 1500


  • Palazzo ducale (Venice, Italy)
  • Santa   Maria   Novella  (Church : Florence, Italy)
  • San   Francesco  ( Church  :  Assisi ,  Italy )
  • Basilica di San Marco
  • Battistero di San Giovanni


  • Donatello
  • Bernini, Gian Lorenzo
  • Brunelleschi , Filippo, 1377-1446
  • Cimabue

Forms of Art

  • Painting Renaissance Italy
  • Sculpture ,  Renaissance    Italy
  • Relief (Sculpture) italy
  • Mural painting and  decoration ,  Renaissance    Italy (note: Use for frescoes)
  • Altarpieces,  Renaissance
  • Church  decoration and ornament   Italy
  • Architecture ,  Renaissance    Italy   Florence
  • Bronze doors   Italy   Florence

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Examples of search terms used in Primo to discover primary sources:

  • Art  Renaissance Italy Sources
  • Art  patronage Italy History Sources
  • Architecture Early Works  to 1800
  • Renaissance   Italy   Sources